Category: Mental Health

Not a Gamer: Tiny Echo

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Snapshots at 27

In Tiny Echo, you play as a one-eyed entity wandering the bowels of a blighted land, delivering mail to spirits.

Not A Gamer: missed messages

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Snapshots at 27

Indie game developer Angela He’s missed messages sets you up to fail, and that’s a good thing.


This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Snapshots at 27

The relentless hustle of startup culture, or the crunch of game development, or whatever synonym other tech-adjacent industries like to use for the endless grind of work, all rest on the metaphor of the worker as a single-minded machine.

Is there anything lonelier than falling ill, alone in a foreign country?

Let’s pretend for a second that the answer isn’t yes. You throw a notebook into your backpack and check your

Relationships as work

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the spaces that people occupy in each other’s lives. Relationships are hard work.

Bokeh photo of people holding sparklers

Obligatory New Year Post

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Annual Soundtracks

There’s this funny game I’ve been playing for the past few months. Imagine this: a supervillain wraps a hapless woman